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Hall of Fame Tipoff Classic - Norfolk State Defeats Rhode Island 67-55 - Recap

Norfolk State grabbed a 67-55 win over Rhode Island on Friday, behind a 13-point effort from Brandon Goode at Thomas Ryan Center.

Norfolk State got 12 points from Pendarvis Williams and another 11 points from Jamel Fuentes. Jamel Fuentes contributed 5 assists, while Brandon Goode cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.

Rhode Island got 26 points from Nikola Malesevic in a losing cause and another 13 points from Andre Malone. Mike Powell contributed 3 assists for them, while Nikola Malesevic had 9 rebounds.

Norfolk State hit the break trailing 30-25 before taking care of business in the second half.

Norfolk State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-39.